The nervous system

The nervous system is composed of two basic cell types what are they called?

Neurons & Glial Cells

Primer & Secondary Cells

Neurons & Neurotransmitters

Dendrites & Axons

Soma & Glial

 

Coats the axon and acts as an insulator, increasing the speed at which the signal travels?

Dendrite

Neuron

Myelin Sheath

Terminal Bulb

Soma

 

They transmit signals across a chemical synapse, such as a neuromuscular junction, from one neuron (nerve cell) to another.

Transportation Function

Glial Cells

Occipital Lobe

Neurotransmitters

Zeta-endorphin

 

This Neurotransmitter is involved in sleep and brain function and is vital for decreasing anxiety and tension.

Glutamate

GABA

Serotonin

Anandamide

Nitric Oxide

 

Drugs that treat psychiatric symptoms by restoring neurotransmitter balance are called.

Psychodelic stimulant

Psychotropic medications

Funkadelic osmosis

Psychomorphic

Psychosituational

 

The peripheral nervous system has two major subdivisions?

The somatic & autonomic

The sensory & peripheral

The semi-autonomic & autonomic

The Dark Side & Light Side

Yin & Yang

Dendrites and the Terminal Bulbs

autonomic & stoma

 

Part of the nervous system comprised of the brain and spinal cord?

Arterial

Free Nerve Endings

Peripheral

Sematic

Central

Uptown

Downtown

 

Involved in preparing the body for stress-related activities, such as running from a Bear.

deodorant which is a substance applied to the body to prevent body odor caused by the bacterial breakdown of perspiration in armpits.

parasympathetic nervous system

sympathetic nervous system

Nike, a lightweight shoe designed for use by runners

GABA

 

Motor neurons, carrying instructions from the CNS to the muscles are ?

Efferent fibers

Motor way fibers

Afferent fibers

Electrons

Ifferent

Different

Similar

 

the largest part of the Brain is the ?

Hindbrain

Forebrain

Midbrain

Amygdala

Eye of Agamotto

 

Of the Four Lobes of the Brain one is considered to be is involved in reasoning, motor control, emotion, and language.

occipital

temporal

frontal

corpus callosum

inner

 

Which Lobe is tasked with processing information from the body’s senses ?

Lobo Lobe

Parietal lobe

Occipital lobe

Cortex Lobe

Los Lobos

 

The top of the spinal cord merges with the brain stem, in this area what vital basic processes are controlled?

Breathing and digestion

Sleeping and dreaming

Complex analytics and strategy

Intuition and deep thought

Fight or flight

Pyrokinesis and Hydrokinesis

 

After reviewing the link provided in Alzheimer’s Discussion 1 you should be able to answer which type of Dementia occurs after a stroke______, and how common is it______?

Vascular Dementia & 2nd most common

Senile Dementia & 2nd most common

Thyroid Dementia @ 1st most common

Frontol Lobe Dementia 3rd most common

 

After reviewing the link provided in Alzheimer’s Discussion 1, you should be able to answer which statement is true.

Alzheimer’s is exclusive to individuals over 60 years of age

Dementia is a type of Alzheimer’s that causes problems with short term memory.

Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

Alzheimer’s can cause memory loss but is not fatal

 

Karen was able to live in a coma for several years even when taken off the respirator. This is because parts of the body not under conscious control continue to function. These parts are regulated by the:

autonomic nervous system

central nervous system

somatic nervous system

forebrain

beta-endorphin

 

You are about to give a speech to a group of 100 people. Your ____ division is especially active as you notice butterflies in your stomach, a dry mouth, and sweaty palms.

parasympathetic division

sympathetic division

cerebellum

parietal lobe

hypothalamus

 

The ________ receive(s) incoming signals from other neurons.

terminal buttons

myelin sheath

dendrites

synaptic vesicles

parasympathetic nervous system

 

Multiple sclerosis involves a breakdown of the

corpus

glial cell

soma

dendrites

myelin sheath

 

Humans have ________ pairs of chromosomes

40

23

18

55

only men have chromosomes

only women have chromosomes

 

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